Steve Gresham of Gresham Yacht Design had abundant experience in designing superyachts before starting his own business in 2011. In fact, he’s worked with some of the biggest names in the design and shipyard worlds. Those companies and their principals had a profound influence on him, as you might expect. So, too, do his clients.
In a world dominated by computer-aided design, you might believe the old-fashioned art of freehand drawing is long dead. Not true. Steve Gresham of Gresham Yacht Design is among the dozens of superyacht designers who still start with a plain sheet of paper and pencil. Watch as Gresham hand sketches a superyacht, specifically a motoryacht,
If you’re going to globetrot, you might as well really globetrot. As in, be capable of cruising through ice-laden waters. And have a yacht capable of not just station keeping, but true dynamic positioning. Oh, and how does a range of 7,000 nautical miles sound? Gresham Yacht Design pledges it’s possible with Exploris, its 328-foot
Fourteen years is a long time to wait. For the owner Victoria, happily, that wait is nearly over. His 233-footer (71-meter) motoryacht slipped into the water first week of April. It’s thanks to the Turkish shipyard AES Yacht, http://www.aesyacht.com/ which took her completion over from her original builder. Victoria started on paper in the studio
Having worked for prominent megayacht-design offices over the past 20 years, Steve Gresham has established a firm of his own, Gresham Yacht Design. Based in the UK, Gresham Yacht Design handles exterior styling, engineering, general-arrangement planning, and interior design. It all stems from the years spent working with leaders like Don Shead, Tony Castro, and